Heritage News 13th April

The Rocks, Kilcross
The Rocks, Kilcross, Townland

The Roads of Graiguenamanagh talk
Graiguenamanagh Historical Society will present a talk by author and local historian, Colm Walsh, on the history of the roads around Graiguenamanagh on Friday 13th April @8.30pm in Graiguenamanagh Library. All are welcome. Non-members €3. For further details contact David Flynn, 087/6809919 or daithifloinn@gmail.com

Spring in the Mill lectures
Kells Regional Economic Enterprise is hosting a series of lectures in Mullins Mill, Kells, Co. Kilkenny.  Each lecture will include a Q & A session followed by tea & coffee. €5 per lecture to defray costs. All are welcome.
Thursday 19th April @ 8pm:  The Ros Tapestry, a set of fifteen magnificently embroidered panels depicting the Norman Invasion of Ireland.
Thursday 26th April @ 8pm:   The Battle of Carrickshock in 1831, by Michael Darmody, retired teacher and historian, took place near Hugginstown and was a major event in the Tithe Wars.

Investing in our Culture, Language and Heritage
Minister Josepha Madigan recently announced plans to invest €1.2 billion in our culture, heritage and language infrastructure as part of Project Ireland 2040. €460m has been allocated for our National Cultural Institutions, €265m for cultural and creativity investment programme, €285m for natural and built heritage and €178m for the Gaeltacht, the Irish language and the islands. Further details can be found at
https://www.chg.gov.ie/app/uploads/2018/04/capital_plan_april3.pdf

Minor Placenames Workshop
Fiontar and Scoil na Gaeilge, DCU is organising a workshop, which will be of interest to placenames researchers, local history and heritage groups and current or potential contributors to Meitheal Logainm.ie, on the topic of minor placenames on 17th-18th May in DCU All Hallows Campus, Drumcondra, D9. For further details go to https://www.logainm.ie/en/inf/proj-ceardlann

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